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R| 1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
Willy Beachum (Ryan Gosling), a hotshot prosecutor, is about to leave his post for a lucrative job at a private law firm when his boss (David Strathairn) hands him a seemingly open-and-shut case. Ted Crawford (Anthony Hopkins) tried to kill his wife with a shot to the head and is defending himself in court. All hope for a quick and easy trial fly out the door when Ted proves to be a more cunning and devious adversary than Willy anticipates.

Cast: Anthony Hopkins , Ryan Gosling , David Strathairn , Rosamund Pike , Embeth Davidtz , Billy Burke , Bob Gunton , Valerie Dillman

Director: Gregory Hoblit

Genres: Thriller

Distributor: New Line Cinema

Fracture (2007)

Release Date: April 20th, 2007|1 hr. 53 min.

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  • November 12, 2011 om00000000105432
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    GREAT movie!

  • June 11, 2011 harrymeeks
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    great

  • May 22, 2008 mollcat20
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    Gosling: excellent. Hopkins: same old. I could have done without the creepy lighting every time the two came face to face -- yeah, we get it, the cat and the mouse. I don't need to have the chills so cheesily cranked up for me. Another carp -- the woman-lawyer-boss-lover. Very stereotyped portrayal; are we supposed to believe that years of law school and professional accomplishment go poof the second she spots a boy hunk? Also, why is Gosling's character in such a rush to save a brain-dead woman (other than to enable the final "twist")?

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